Padiberas board discussed but did not hesitate to support private initiative

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  • Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: Padiberas Nasional Bhd’s (Bernas) RM20mil contribution to the Albukhary International University is for a community project and seen as a noble cause, said chairman Datuk Wira Syed Abdul Jabbar Syed Hassan.

“We were requested by the university to contribute and help in the building cost. It is a private initiative and the Government recognises it as a community project,” he told a post-AGM press conference yesterday.

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